NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two Bronx men involved in a massive, multi-state drug distribution ring were arrested and more than 50 pounds of heroin was seized following a six month investigation, authorities announced Monday.
Edualin Tapia and Guillermo Esteban Margarin were arrested in Hartford, Conn. Friday. They face charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.
Agents with a special joint task force known as “Group T-42” had been keeping them under surveillance, prosecutors said. Group T-42 is made up of DEA agents, NYPD detectives and New York State Police investigators.